Council offices, including our libraries will be closed on Friday 7 April and Monday 10 April over the Easter holiday period.For urgent matters requiring immediate attention, phone 5366 7100 and select the relevant option.
Use the following forms to lodge applications for new planning permit, amendments and extensions to existing permits, and more.
Use the following checklists, templates and links to help you prepare documents and lodge applications. Please contact Planning if you need more help about these or any other type of application.
All development applications
Titles (also known as register search statements) and related attachments can be obtained from Landata, where a fee is usually applicable.
The prescribed lead time for deciding a statutory planning application is within 60 days. Less complex applications such as approving plans or extending an expired permit are generally much quicker, however more complex ones can take longer.
Objections to planning applications can be lodged on line via Council’s Planning Permit Register (following the prompts for an application on ‘advertising’), by email or post attention Statutory Planning, reference no. (the PA no. or address) PO Box 18 Ballan VIC 3342.
Statutory planning fees are set by the State Government and are required for new planning permit applications, amendments to existing permits, and certification of subdivision.
Council fees are required for other applications including advertising during an application, secondary consent, and extensions of time to permits.